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    What causes elevated potassium levels along with uveitis, dizziness and anemia?

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: daughter is 51, exercises, carefully about diet and has been having symptoms
recent gall bladder removal
Ivitis ( serious eye irritation inside the front under treatment for it)
Very high potassium reading
Was dizzy when getting out of bed this morning
under treatment and in emergency room at hospital, right now

She has been on a meditterean cruise and a European trip very recently
Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Possible autoimmune

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.
I don't think this is related to trip or some infectious diseases.
Anemia, uveitis and high potassium may be sign of kidney damage due to autoimmune glomerulonephritis do her kidneys should be checked first. Other possible causes include hormonal imbalance or adrenal gland malfunction. In every case,it is important to prevent anemia worsening and lower potassium as emergency measure. Later, tests can be done to rule out these causes that I have mentioned. Wish you good health. Regards
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